Author: U.S. children have little chance of "American Dream"

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 4:06pm
For millions of children, the "American dream" is becoming a fantasy as the inequality gap continues to widen. Harvard professor Robert Putnam discusses his findings and his new book "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis".

San Francisco-area airports among the worst for perimeter security

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 4:04pm
An investigation conducted by The Associated Press found that San Francisco International Airport has had the most perimeter breaches in the past decade while Mineta San Jose International Airport had the fifth-most. Andria Borba of CBS San Francisco reports on efforts to improve security and stop the breaches.

Ohio man allegedly poured gas on wife, child

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 3:54pm
Accused is indicted for attempted murder; wife says he threatened to set her and granddaughter on fire

Is largest power utility in Calif. too big to be safe?

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 3:34pm
State's top utility regulator examines utility faulted for repeated safety failures in deadly gas pipeline explosion

Mandatory vaccine bill sparks protests in California

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 3:23pm
Protesters rally as state lawmakers consider one of the toughest vaccination laws in the country

Masters 2015: Rory McIlroy off to shaky start at Augusta

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 3:05pm
25-year-old is three-quarters of the way to a career Grand Slam, with only the Masters missing from his resume

"Royal treasure" lost in shipwreck 2 centuries ago returned to Hawaii

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:52pm
Shipwreck chaser says King Kamehameha II's belongings were buried in 10 feet of water and 10 feet of sand

NYPD official: Scott "didn't pose a threat."

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:41pm
John Miller describes how shooting of a black man by a white South Carolina police officer could have been handled differently

Which airport tops the nation in breaches?

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:34pm
Report analyzes data from past decade to find which airport has had the most perimeter breaches

"Livid" VA patients still facing long waits times for health care

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:34pm
AP study finds that number of appointments that take longer than 90 days to complete has nearly doubled since the summer

Robert Durst pleads not guilty to firearm charges

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:30pm
The troubled real estate heir's Louisiana weapons charges are keeping him from being extradited to Los Angeles, where he is charged in a 2000 murder

"No Kardashian parking" signs hit Los Angeles streets

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:26pm
New signs along Los Angeles streets read "no Kardashian parking anytime," but they're not legal signs. They are the latest work of well-known street artist "Plastic Jesus."

Vaccines law moves forward in California Senate

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:22pm
A California bill could soon require children to be vaccined if they attend school. Protesters of the bill demonstrated at the California State Capitol. The bill was prompted by the recent outbreaks of measles and whooping cough in the region.

Virginia commemorates milestone event in Civil War's end

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:20pm
Events marking 150th anniversary of Appomattox include reenactment of Robert E. Lee's last clash with Ulysses S. Grant's troops

Accomplice in love triangle murder granted parole

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:15pm
In 1990, the husband of New Hampshire woman Pamela Smart was shot to death, in one of the first high-profile cases involving a teacher -- Smart -- having an affair with a student

Texas wineries pour ingenuity into wild west

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:06pm
When you think American wines, your taste buds might expect something from Napa or Sonoma, but it might be time to raise a glass to Texas. Manuel Bojorquez reports on winemakers in the Lone Star State.

Charlie Rose on Bob Schieffer retiring

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 1:42pm
Charlie Rose takes a look back at the historic career of CBS News' Bob Schieffer, who has announced his retirement. Rose visited Meg Oliver and Gigi Stone Woods in the CBSN studio.

Megyn Kelly weighs in on Rand Paul criticism

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 1:38pm
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul is taken to task after critics charge he is sexist in interviews. CBSN's Meg Oliver and Gigi Stone Woods take a look at the controversy.

South Carolina cop fired as shooting protests grow louder

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 1:26pm
The North Charleston police department fired Michael Slager Wednesday, the day after a graphic cellphone video of the shooting led to his arrest. For the first time Wednesday, the man who recorded the incident spoke out. Vicente Arenas reports from the Charleston County detention center where the suspect is being held without bail.

Convicted killer of Dallas-area cop set to die

CBS US News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 1:22pm
Kent Sprouse was convicted of the death of Ferris Police Officer Harry Marvin "Marty" Steinfeldt III, who was shot outside the Ferris Food Mart about 20 miles south of Dallas in 2002

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